Taiwan's mainland affairs authority urges HK government to revoke extradition bill

The government of Hong Kong must listen to the voice of the people and revoke its extradition bill, according to Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council June 16. Allowing residents to be sent from ...

Rally opposing Hong Kong's proposed extradition bill reaches 6000 in Taipei

[Last update: June 16 19:35] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While another mass protest was staged on streets of Hong Kong on Sunday afternoon to call for the withdrawal of the contentious extradition...

After China tariffs, Trump should recognize Taiwan, the Pentagon likely agrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Trump administration is turning up the pressure on China, with a not-so-subtle threat that if Chinese leader Xi Jinping refuses to meet with Trump during the upcoming ...

Photo of the Day: Chinese stance on Taiwan mocked after same-sex marriage legalized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A week after the first same-sex couples legally wed in Taiwan, Western and Taiwanese netizens alike have been mocking the hypocritical and contradictory stance that China and i...

Taiwan’s equal marriage momentous, but best seen as Tsai’s final achievement

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last Friday was a momentous day in the history of Taiwan. It was on Friday, May 17 that the Legislative Yuan finally passed legislation permitting same-sex marriage in a ...

'Taiwan was never defined to be a part of PRC': St. Vincent and Grenadines minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At the opening session of the World Health Assembly on Monday (May 20), St. Vincent and the Grenadines Minister of Health Luke Browne delivered a powerful speech outlining the ...

MAC poll shows majority in Taiwan disapprove of China’s threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The overwhelming majority of people in Taiwan oppose China’s military threats and ongoing efforts to suppress the country’s international space, according to a pol...

Taiwan's Health Minister departs for WHA in Geneva despite Beijing's obstruction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking on Friday (May 17) morning ahead of his departure for Geneva, Switzerland without an official invitation to the World Health Assembly (WHA) which will open next w...

US House Committee rejects Beijing's 'One China principle,' declares support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday (May 13) affirmed support for Taiwan and also dismissed the idea that China’s “On...

WHO bars Taiwan from health assembly for third year running

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has turned its back on Taiwan once again, excluding the island from its upcoming annual assembly due to political pressure from China. ...

Foxconn tycoon now says Taiwan is part of ROC, not PRC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After saying that the "gods" were in agreement with him that "Taiwan is a part of China" on Thursday, Foxconn founder and prospective presidential Kuomintan...

US McDonald's displays national flags of both Taiwan and China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Facebook user by the name of Andytn Tsai shared a photo taken in McDonald's in the U.S. State of New Mexico over the weekend which appears to show that McDonald'...

Foxconn tycoon claims gods agree with him that 'Taiwan is part of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn founder and prospective presidential Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Thursday (May 2) told reporters that Taiwan is a "part of China" and said t...

Prague mayor sending Philharmonic to Taiwan instead of China after Xi snub

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news that China has canceled a China tour of the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra in retaliation for refusing to exclude a Taiwanese diplomat, the Czech city's ...

Time for Washington to change how it talks about Taiwan

THE TAIWAN RELATIONS ACT CHANGED U.S. POLICY TOWARD TAIWAN The recent 40th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) was an important reminder that foreign policy changes over time to reflect a...